Chicago, Ill., Sept. 1 —Chief Learning Officer magazine has announced the finalists of the 2011 Learning In Practice Awards. Now in their eighth year, the Learning In Practice awards recognize industry leaders who have demonstrated excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs.
“The Learning In Practice awards were established to recognize transformational and visionary leaders in enterprise education,” said Norm Kamikow, president and editor in chief of MediaTec Publishing Inc., which publishes Chief Learning Officer magazine. “More than 150 top learning executives and solution providers were nominated by their peers. The winners are the industry leaders who truly champion innovation and transform it into learning and value for their organizations.”
Awards are given to learning practitioners in seven categories, with two divisions in six of the categories (Division 1 for enterprises with more than 10,000 employees, and Division 2 for enterprises with less than 10,000 employees). Provider awards recognize qualified service providers, vendors and consultants for their work on behalf of a client organization in eight categories
These finalists will receive either the gold, silver or bronze award in their respective categories. The award finalists are as follows:
Names are listed in alphabetical order by company, not in rank order.
Teresa Roche, Agilent Technologies
Roger Cary, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Deb Trockstad, Focus Corp.
Therese Sullivan, National Grid
Valerie Brantley, Procter & Gamble
Matthew Stierwalt, Shape Corp.
Brian Heath, Amway
Guy DiLella, CA
Michael Cannon, IBM
Steven Honeyman, Population Services International
Wayne Tallman, Arise
Bill Lombardo, Bankers Life & Casualty Co.
David Birnbaum, Coldwell Banker
Michelle Fox, EERE, Department of Energy
Wayne McCulloch, LifeSize Communications
Sundar Nagarathnam, NetApp
Alice Muellerweiss, Department of Veterans Affairs
Gary Whitney, InterContinental Hotels Group
Diana Thomas, McDonald’s Corp.
Leigh Ober, Javelin Direct
John McDonough, Oppenheimer Funds
Blue University, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
FDIC Corporate University
Sidley Austin LLP Lawyer Training and Professional Development Team
Victor Agnellini, Alcatel-Lucent
Bradley Samargya, CA
Joe Tamney, Coinmach Service Corp.
Katrina McFarland, Defense Acquisition University
Caroline Hudson, Mater Misericordiae Health Services Brisbane Limited
Pete Hammett, Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co.
Excellence in Academic Partnerships
Penn State Smeal College of Business
University of Phoenix
Excellence in Content
Future Think LLC
Excellence in Customer Service
Excellence in E-learning
Development Dimensions International
Excellence in LMS
Upside Learning Solutions
Excellence in Outsourcing
Origin Learning Solutions
Vivid Learning Systems
Excellence in Simulations & Games
Regis Learning Solutions
Excellence in Social Learning
The final ranking and announcement will be made during special award ceremonies at the Fall 2011 Chief Learning Officer Symposium, scheduled for Oct. 12-14, 2011, at the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, near Dana Point, Calif.
For more information about the Learning In Practice awards, please visit CLOmedia.com/awards.
For more information about the Fall 2011 Chief Learning Officer Symposium and the awards ceremonies, please visit CLOsymposium.com/fall.
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